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A growing collection of top optics and photonics titles from SPIE.
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    and intermediate levels.
  • Field Guides: Concise quick-reference guides to key information that students, practicing engineers, and scientists need in the lab and in the field.
  • Spotlights: Coming in 2015! Concise, topically focused, peer-reviewed mini-tutorials covering a technology application or technique.

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